The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
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.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
God has no religion.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
It doesnít matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.