Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
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.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
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.
God is not a diversion.