When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
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.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
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.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
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.
It doesnít matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.