Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
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.
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.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
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 is a state of openness or trust.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
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.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.