We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Devotion is a social force.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.