I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
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.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.