You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
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.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
It doesnít matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
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.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
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.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.