The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
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.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.