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.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Devotion is a social force.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
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.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.