While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
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
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
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 religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.