Religion is the opium of the masses.
God has no religion.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
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 defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
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.