Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
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.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
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.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
God is not a diversion.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.