When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
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.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
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.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies