One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
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.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
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.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.