He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
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.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
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 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.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
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.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.