Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
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 is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
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.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Devotion is a social force.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
God is not a diversion.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille