While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
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.
Devotion is a social force.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
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.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
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.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude