By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
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.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
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 the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
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.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.