Religion is the opium of the masses.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
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 defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
God is not a diversion.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
Devotion is a social force.