Religion is the opium of the masses.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Faith without doubt is addiction
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
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.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
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.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Devotion is a social force.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.