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.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
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.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
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.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand