The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
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.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
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.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
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.'
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.