The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
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.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
God has no religion.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
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.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
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 most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.