For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
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.
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.
It doesnít matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
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.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.