All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
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.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.