We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
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.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.