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.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
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.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
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.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.