God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
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.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
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.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.