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.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
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.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
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.
Prayer is a turning to God.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.