I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
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.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
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.
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.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.