Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
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
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
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.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
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.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
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.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.