Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
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.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.