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Love God, and he will dwell with you. Obey God, and he will reveal to you the truth of his deepest teachings.

Man is a venerating animal. He venerates as easily as he purges himself. When they take away from him the gods of his fathers, he looks for others abroad.

Man without religion is the creature of circumstance.

Many people think they have religion when they are troubled with dyspepsia.

Many would like religion as a sort of lightning rod to their houses, to ward off, by and by, the bolts of divine wrath.

Measure not men by Sundays, without regarding what they do all the week after.

Men will wrangle for religion, write for it, fight for it, die for it, anything but live for it.

Men will wrangle for religion; write for it; fight for it; die for it; anything but - live it.

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.

Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.

Most people believe that the Christian commandments are intentionally a little too severe - like setting a clock half an hour ahead to make sure of not being late in the morning.

My ancestors wandered lost in the wilderness for forty years because even in biblical times, men would not stop to ask for directions.

My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests.

My creed is this: Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to help make others so.

My mind is my own church.

My principles in respect of religious interest are two, - one is, that the Church shall not meddle with politics, and the government shall not meddle with religion.

My theology, briefly, Is that the universe Was dictated But not signed.

Mystic: a person who is puzzled before the obvious, but who understands the non-existent.

Never trust anybody not of sound religion, for he that is false to God can never be true to man.

No creed is final. Such a creed as mine must grow and change as knowledge grows and changes.


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