Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Faith without doubt is addiction
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.