We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Devotion is a social force.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
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.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
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.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Faith without doubt is addiction
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.