There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
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.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.