If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
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.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
God is not a diversion.
Devotion is a social force.
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 always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.