Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.