We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
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.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
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.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.