If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
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.'
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
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.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Faith without doubt is addiction
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
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.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
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.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.