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.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
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.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.