God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
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.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
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.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
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.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.