Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
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.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.