God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
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.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
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.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
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.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.