It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
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.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
God has no religion.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.