Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
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.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.