Doubt everything. Find your own light.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
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.
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.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
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.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.