Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
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.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
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.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.