In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
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.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
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.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
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.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us