If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
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.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
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 of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.