Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
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.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
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.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.