Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
God is not a diversion.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
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.