Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Faith without doubt is addiction
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.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.