Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
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.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.