Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
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.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
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.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.