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.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
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.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.