Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
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.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
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.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.