I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
God is not a diversion.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
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.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Devotion is a social force.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.