Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Prayer is a turning to God.
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.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
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.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.