By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
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.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
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.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.