The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
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.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
God is not a diversion.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
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.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
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.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.