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.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
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.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
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.
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.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
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.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
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.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
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.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.