I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.