From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
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.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
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.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
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.