Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldn’t do without you. The rub is that you don’t always know who.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.