Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
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.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
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.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Devotion is a social force.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .