The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
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.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
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.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
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.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.