Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
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.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
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.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
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.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.