Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
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.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
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.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Prayer is a turning to God.
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 chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
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.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
God has no religion.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
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.