I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
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.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
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.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
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 the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
God has no religion.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
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.
Prayer is a turning to God.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
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.'
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.