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.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
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.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
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.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
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.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
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.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.