There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
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.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
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.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.