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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
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.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
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.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
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.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.