The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
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.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
God is not a diversion.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.