We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
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.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
God is not a diversion.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.