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.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Devotion is a social force.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.