If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
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.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
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.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.