Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Faith without doubt is addiction
Devotion is a social force.
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.
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.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
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.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.