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If you want me to believe in God, you must make me touch him
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't
The only thing that stops God from sending another flood is that the first one was useless
The divine is perhaps that quality in man which permits him to endure the lack of God
Reason can never prove the existence of God
The wish to talk to God is absurd. We cannot talk to one we cannot comprehend I and we cannot comprehend God; we can only believe in Him. The uses of prayer are thus only subjective
Do you think that God will punish them for not practicing a religion which he did not reveal to them?
God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness
All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours
Man has, as it were, become a kind of prosthetic God. When he puts on all his auxiliary organs, he is truly magnificent; but those organs have not grown on him and they still give him much trouble at times
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."