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.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
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.
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.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
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.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.