Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
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.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
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.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
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.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.