Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
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.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
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.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Split a piece of wood and I am there.