I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
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.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
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.