It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
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.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
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.
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.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.