Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
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.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
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.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
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.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.