You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.