I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
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.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
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.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.