The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
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.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
God is not a diversion.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
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.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.