We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
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.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.