Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
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.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
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.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
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.
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.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Devotion is a social force.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.