Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
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.
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.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.