You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
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.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
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.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
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.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
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.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
It doesnít matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.