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.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
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.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
God is not a diversion.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.