Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.