Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
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.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Prayer is a turning to God.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
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.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
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.