Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
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.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
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.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
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.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
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.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
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.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.