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.'
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
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.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
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.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
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.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.