The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
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.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
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.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
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.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.