Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
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.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
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.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.