It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
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.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
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.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.