All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.