Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
God has no religion.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
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.
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.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
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.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.