Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
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.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
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.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
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.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
God is not a diversion.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Faith without doubt is addiction
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
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.