Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
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.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
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.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
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.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
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.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.