I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Devotion is a social force.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Prayer is a turning to God.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
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.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.