Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
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.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.