Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
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.
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.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.