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.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
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.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.