As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
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.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.