Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
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.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
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.
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.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.