We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
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.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
God is not a diversion.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
God has no religion.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.