It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
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.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Devotion is a social force.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
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.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
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.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
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.