As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
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.
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.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
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.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.