The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Devotion is a social force.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
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.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
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.
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.
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.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.