When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
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.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
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.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
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.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.