We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
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.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
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.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
God is not a diversion.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.