When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Devotion is a social force.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
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.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Religion is the opium of the masses.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.