Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
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.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.