You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
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.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
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.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Prayer is a turning to God.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'