The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Faith without doubt is addiction
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
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.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.