God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
God is not a diversion.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.