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.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
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.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.