Faith without doubt is addiction
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
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.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
God is not a diversion.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
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.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
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.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.