I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
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.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
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.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.