Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
Religion was invented when the first con man met the first fool.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
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.
The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.
True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.
When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars.
Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.
It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.
So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.