The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
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 believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.