Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
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.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
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.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
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
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.