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.
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.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
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.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
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.