In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
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.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.