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.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
God is not a diversion.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
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 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.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
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.