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.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
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.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.