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.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
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.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.