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.'
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
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.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.