When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
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.
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.