The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
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.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
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.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
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.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.