A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
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.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
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.
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.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.