I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Prayer is a turning to God.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
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.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
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.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.