I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
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.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.