The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
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.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
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.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.