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.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
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.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.