Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
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.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Devotion is a social force.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.