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I believe in God, although I live very happily with atheists... It is very important not to mistake hemlock for parsley; but not at all so to believe or not in God.
In any country where talent and virtue produce no advancement, money will be the national god. Its inhabitants will either have to possess money or make others believe that they do. Wealth will be the highest virtue, poverty the greatest vice.
If you want me to believe in God, you must make me touch him.
Superstition is more injurious to God than atheism.
There is not a Musselman alive who would not imagine that he was performing an action pleasing to God and his Holy Prophet by exterminating every Christian on earth, while the Christians are scarcely more tolerant on their side.
The God of the Christians is a father who makes much of his apples, and very little of his children.
Only God and some few rare geniuses can keep forging ahead into novelty.
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That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
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