Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.