Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
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.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.