" One day I met a lady who was dying of cancer in a most terrible condition. And I told her, 'You know, this terrible pain is only the kiss of Jesus, a sign that you have come so close to Jesus on the cross that he can kiss you'. "
" Anyone who will say that religion is separate from politics is a fool; he does not know Islam or politics. "
" By inflaming and justifying the worst of human instincts as the will of God, theistic religions have resulted in countless millions of people being tortured and murdered. "
" Turn over the pages of history and read the damning record of the church's opposition to every advance in every field of science. "
" I don't think that there is anything added by the postulate of a God, at the beginning of the Universe or as the designer of consciousness. "
" Irrational thinking of any kind is very dangerous, ...I wish that with the progress of science we could inject a little bit more rationality in the world. But in that sense we have failed. "