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.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
It doesnít matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.