The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man's.
If there is anything that links the human to the divine, it is the courage to stand by a principle when everybody else rejects it.
I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
If there is any religion that could respond to the needs of modern science, it would be Buddhism.
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons.
The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat.
It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing.
Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand.
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love.
The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike.
He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Doubts are the ants in the pants of faith. They keep it awake and moving.
Hearing nuns' confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn.
Fulton J. Sheen
Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.
The Way is not in the sky; the Way is in the heart.
I’m an atheist and I thank God for it.
George Bernard Shaw
In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.
Gordon B. Hinckley
It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
This most beautiful system of the sun, planets and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Governments want efficient technicians, not human beings, because human beings become dangerous to governments – and to organized religions as well. That is why governments and religious organizations seek to control education.
See? This is why I'm not religious. I couldn't possibly keep my mouth shut long enough to get along with everyone else.
Sometimes you can see things happen right in front of your eyes and still jump to the wrong conclusions.
Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard, are sweeter
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..
Yes, reason has been a part of organized religion, ever since two nudists took dietary advice from a talking snake.
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