Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
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.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
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.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
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.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
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.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.