When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
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.
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.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.