I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
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.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
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 like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.