The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Faith without doubt is addiction
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
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.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
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.