Religion is the opium of the masses.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
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.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.