It’s all God’s will: you can die in your sleep, and God can spare you in battle.
More quotes by Leo Tolstoy
The whole world is divided for me into two parts: one is she, and there is all happiness, hope, light; the other is where she is not, and there is dejection and darkness…
Whatever our fate is or may be, we have made it and do not complain of it. – Vronksy (Anna Karenina)
More quotes about Faith
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single kind act is better than a thousand head-bowings in prayer.
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
A follower of the way has neither form nor shape, neither root nor trunk; nor dwelling place; like a fish leaping in the water.
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.
Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It’s them twisting it that ruins it for me.
Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn’t argue with that; I’m right and I will be proved right. We’re more popular than Jesus now; I don’t know which will go first — rock and roll or Christianity.
Not only higher forms of life but also many of the smallest insects are social beings who, without any religion, law or education, survive by mutual cooperation based on an innate recognition of their interconnectedness.