Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
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.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
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.
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.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
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.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.