Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
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.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.