"The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, not freedom from religion."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Lamar S. Smith on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Lamar S. Smith on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Lamar S. Smith on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Lamar S. Smith on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Lamar S. Smith on Albert Camus
"Nearly every study shows that competition from cheap foreign labor undercuts the wages of American workers and legal immigrants."