Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
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.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
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.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
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.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.