God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
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.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
God has no religion.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.