The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
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.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.