Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Devotion is a social force.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
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.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.