Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
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.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
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.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Devotion is a social force.