Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Devotion is a social force.
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.
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.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.