That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
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.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
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.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
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.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.