The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
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.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
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.
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.
God has no religion.
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.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
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.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.