Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Faith without doubt is addiction
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
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.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille