Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
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.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons