I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
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
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.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
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.
Faith without doubt is addiction
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
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.