Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
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.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
God has no religion.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
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.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
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.