But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
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.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
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.
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?
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
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.