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.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
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.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
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.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
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 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.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.