Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
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.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
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.
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.