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.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
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.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
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.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.