Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
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.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
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.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
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.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
God is not a diversion.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?