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.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
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.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.