My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
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.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.