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
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
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.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
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.