Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
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.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
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.