Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
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.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
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.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
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.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.