Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
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
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
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.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand