Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
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.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?