We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
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.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'