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.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
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.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
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.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
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.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
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.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.