To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
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.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
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.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
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.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.