Faith is a state of openness or trust.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
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.
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.
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
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
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.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.