While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
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.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
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.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
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.
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.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
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.
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.'