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.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
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.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Devotion is a social force.
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 whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.