Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
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.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
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.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
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.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .