Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
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.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
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.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.