It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
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.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
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.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
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.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
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.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.