If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
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.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
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.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
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.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
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.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.