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.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
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.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Faith without doubt is addiction
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
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.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.