It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
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.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.