Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
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.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
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.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
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.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.