When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
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.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
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.
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.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
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.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.