I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Devotion is a social force.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
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.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
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.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.