The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
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.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
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.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
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.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
God has no religion.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.