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.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
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.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
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.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
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.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.