God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
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.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
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.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.