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A man met a lad weeping. "What do you weep for?" he asked. "I am weeping for my sins," said the lad. "You must have little to do," said the man. The next day, they met again. Once more the lad was weeping. "Why do you weep now?" asked the man. "I am weeping because I have nothing to eat," said the lad. "I thought it would come to that," said the man.

Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes

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Agnosticism simply means that a man shall not say he knows or believes that for which he has no grounds for professing to believe.

Thomas Huxley Quotes

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Every time a child says "I don't believe in fairies" there is a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.

James Matthew Barrie Quotes

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To say nothing of its holiness or authority, the Bible contains more specimens of genius and taste than any other volume in existence.

Walter S. Landor Quotes

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The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

Samuel Butler Quotes

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If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be a criminal. If he would follow the teachings of the new, he would be insane.

Robert Green Ingersoll Quotes

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Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger.

Walter Bagehot Quotes

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If one age believes too much it is natural that another believes too little.

George Earle Buckle Quotes

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You've got to be success minded. You've got to feel that things are coming your way when you're out selling; otherwise, you won't be able to sell anything.

Curtis Carlson Quotes

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Either God is in the whole of nature, with no gaps, or He's not there at all.

L. A. Coulson Quotes

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I always divide people into two groups. Those who live by what they know to be a lie, and those who live by what they believe, falsely, to be the truth.

Christopher Hampton Quotes

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I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels.

Pearl S. Buck Quotes

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Do you know how to digest your food? Do you know how to fill your lungs with air? Do you know how to establish, regulate and direct the metabolism of your body -- the assimilation of foodstuff so that it builds muscles, bones and flesh? No, you don't know how consciously, but there is a wisdom within you that does know.

Donald Curtis Quotes

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It is faith among men that holds the moral elements of society together, as it is faith in God that binds the world to his throne.

William M. Evarts Quotes

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The farther we go, the more the ultimate explanation recedes from us, and all we have left is faith.

Vaclav Hlavaty Quotes

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Faith is the refusal to panic.

David Martyn Lloyd-jones Quotes

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A habit of devout fellowship with God is the spring of all our life, and the strength of it.

Henry Edward Manning Quotes

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God hears no more than the heart speaks; and if the heart be dumb, God will certainly be deaf.

Thomas Brooks Quotes

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We may seek God by our intellect, but we only can find him with our heart.

Cotvos Quotes

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The seed of God is in us. Given an intelligent and hard-working farmer, it will thrive and grow up to God, whose seed it is; and accordingly its fruits will be God-nature. Pear seeds grow into pear trees, nut seeds into nut trees, and God-seed into God.

Meister Eckhart Quotes

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And some to Meccah turn to pray, and I toward thy bed, Yasmin.

James Elroy Flecker Quotes

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God has been so lavish in his gifts that you can lose some priceless ones, the equivalent of whole kingdoms, and still be indecently rich,.

Wilfrid Heed Quotes

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To the excessively fearful the chief characteristic of power is its arbitrariness. Man had to gain enormously in confidence before he could conceive an all-powerful God who obeys his own laws.

Eric Hoffer Quotes

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I admit that the generation which produced Stalin, Auschwitz and Hiroshima will take some beating; but the radical and universal consciousness of the death of God is still ahead of us; perhaps we shall have to colonize the stars before it is finally borne in upon us that God is not out there.

R. J. Hollingdale Quotes

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It is not the fact that a person has riches that keeps them from heaven, but the fact that riches have them.

Dr. Caird Quotes

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