Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
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.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
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.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.