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.'
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Faith without doubt is addiction
Religion is the opium of the masses.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
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.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
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.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.