Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.