The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
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.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
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.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.