Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.