A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
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.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Devotion is a social force.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
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.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.