In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
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.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
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.
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.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.