It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldn’t do without you. The rub is that you don’t always know who.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.