Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
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.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Faith without doubt is addiction
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.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
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.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
God is not a diversion.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
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.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.