The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
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.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
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.