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.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
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.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.