It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
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.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.