The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
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.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Faith without doubt is addiction
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
God is not a diversion.
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.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand