Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
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.
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.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
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.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.