This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Religion is the opium of the masses.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.