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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
God has no religion.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
It doesnít matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.