Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
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.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.