If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
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.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Prayer is a turning to God.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
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.