Religion is the opium of the masses.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
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.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
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.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
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.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
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.
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.