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    A man often preaches his beliefs precisely when he has lost them and is looking everywhere for them, and, on such occasions, his preaching is by no means at its worst.

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It needs fanatical faith to rationalize our cowardice.

It needs fanatical faith to rationalize our cowardice.

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There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.

There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.

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A devotee who can call on God while living a householder's life is a hero indeed. God thinks: 'He is read more

A devotee who can call on God while living a householder's life is a hero indeed. God thinks: 'He is blessed indeed who prays to me in the midst of his worldly duties. He is trying to find me, overcoming a great obstacle -- pushing away, as it were, a huge block of stone weighing a ton. Such a man is a real hero.'.

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It will yet be the proud boast of women that they never contributed a line to the Bible.

It will yet be the proud boast of women that they never contributed a line to the Bible.

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How can one better magnify the Almighty than by sniggering with him at his little jokes, particularly the poorer ones.

How can one better magnify the Almighty than by sniggering with him at his little jokes, particularly the poorer ones.

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A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.

A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.

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The devil personifies not the nature that is around us but the nature that is within us- the infinitely ferocious read more

The devil personifies not the nature that is around us but the nature that is within us- the infinitely ferocious and cunning prehuman creature that is still within us, sealed in the subconscious cellars of the psyche.

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Religion is the sum of the expansive impulses of a being.

Religion is the sum of the expansive impulses of a being.

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I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand read more

I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.

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