Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
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.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
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.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
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.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Devotion is a social force.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.