When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
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.
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.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
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.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
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.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.