Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.