The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
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
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.