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.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
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.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
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.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
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.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.