If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
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.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.