Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
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.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
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.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
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.'
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
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.