Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
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.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Faith without doubt is addiction
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
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.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.