“ Religion is the Opium because it puts people to sleep. Sleep is comfortable, nothing wrong with it, Death is even more comfortable (but there is no progress in it) ”
I didn't go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don't recommend Christianity.
She had been given a wonderful gift: life. Sometimes it was cruelly taken away too soon, but it's what you did with it that counted, not how long it lasted.
The fundamental insecurity - most people need faith in something - religion, government, academia. Few are comfortable with decentralized systems
Death, therefore, the most awful of evils, is nothing to us, seeing that, when we are, death is not come, and, when death is come, we are not.
To face death itself should not daunt you. Fear of death is ridiculous, because as long as you are not dead you are alive, and when you are dead there is nothing more to worry about
Silence is pure and holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking.