Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
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.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.