What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.