The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
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.
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.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
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.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
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.