I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
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.
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.
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.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
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.