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.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
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.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.