There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
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.
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.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.