Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
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.
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.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
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.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.