God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
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.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
God has no religion.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.