We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
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.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
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.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
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.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.