The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Devotion is a social force.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
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.
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.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
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.
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.