The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Prayer is a turning to God.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.