My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
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.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time