We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.