If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
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.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
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.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
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.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
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.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.