Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
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.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
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.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.