All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
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.