We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
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.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.