Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
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.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.