If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
God has no religion.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.