Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
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.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
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.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
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.'
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Prayer is a turning to God.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
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.
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.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.