Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
God has no religion.
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.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
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.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
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.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.