One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.