Religion is the opium of the masses.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
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.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.