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.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
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.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
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.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.