Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldn’t do without you. The rub is that you don’t always know who.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
God is not a diversion.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
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.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.