The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
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.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
God has no religion.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.