Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Prayer is a turning to God.
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.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.