For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
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.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.