I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
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.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
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.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
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.
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.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
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.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth