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.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
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.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
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.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.