Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.