I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Faith without doubt is addiction
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
God is not a diversion.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
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.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
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.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.