Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Faith without doubt is addiction
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
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.
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.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.