Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Devotion is a social force.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
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.
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.