In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
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 don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.