Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
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.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.