As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
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.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
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.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.