Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
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.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.