All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
God has no religion.
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.'
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
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.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.