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.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
God is not a diversion.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
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.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?