We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
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.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
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.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.