If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Faith without doubt is addiction
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
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.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.