Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
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.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
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.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
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.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.