I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
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.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
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.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.