Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.