He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
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.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
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.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
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.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.