Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
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.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
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.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.