Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
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.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world