Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
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.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.