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.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Prayer is a turning to God.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce