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.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Devotion is a social force.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Prayer is a turning to God.