We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
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.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
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.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
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.
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.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.