I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
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.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.