It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
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.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.