If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
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.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.