Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude