Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.