Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
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.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
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.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
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.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Devotion is a social force.