If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.