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.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
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.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
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.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.