The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
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.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
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.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
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.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
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.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.