Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
More quotes by Francis Bacon
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt.
If money be not they servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him.
More quotes about Faith
Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion – several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself and cuts his throat if his theology isn’t straight. He has made a graveyard of the globe in trying his honest best to smooth his brother’s path to happiness and heaven.
Not thinking about anything is Zen. Once you know this, walking, sitting, or lying down, everything you do is Zen.
You’re just left with yourself all the time, whatever you do anyway. You’ve got to get down to your own God in your own temple. It’s all down to you, mate.
I feel the presence of a higher power. I believe that what you give is what you get. It’s universal law. I believe in the power of prayer and of words. I’ve learned that when you predict that negative things will happen, they do.
To know God better is only to realize how impossible it is that we should ever know him at all. I know not which is more childish to deny him, or define him.
Let go over a cliff, die completely, and then come back to life – after that you cannot be deceived.