Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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 recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
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.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
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.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.