I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Devotion is a social force.
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.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.