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 impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
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.
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.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
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.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons