God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
Devotion is a social force.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.