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.
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.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
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.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
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.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.