This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
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
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.