Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
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.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.