Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
God is not a diversion.
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.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
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.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.