If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
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.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
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.
Faith without doubt is addiction
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.
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.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.