Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
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.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
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.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
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.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.