Religion is the opium of the masses.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
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.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
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.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
Devotion is a social force.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
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.