It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
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.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
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.
God has no religion.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.