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.
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.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
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.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
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.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.