The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
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.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
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.
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.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille