I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
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.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.