You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
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.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
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 theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
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.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.