All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
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.
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.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.