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.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
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.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.