Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
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.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
God has no religion.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
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.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
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.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.