For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.