Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.