True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.
I am a deeply religious nonbeliever - this is a somewhat new kind of religion.
It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion.
What is the meaning of human life, or of organic life altogether To answer this question at all implies a religion. Is there any sense then, you ask, in putting it I answer, the man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life. The World as I See It, 1934
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected in a cosmic religion for the future It transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology it covers both the natural and the spiritual, and it is based on a religious sense aspiring from the experience of all things, natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.
The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. The religion which based on experience, which refuses dogmatic. If there's any religion that would cope the scientific needs it will be Buddhism....
One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
It would seem that men always need some idiotic fiction in the name of which they can hate one another. Once it was religion. Now it is the State.
If there is any religion that could respond to the needs of modern science, it would be Buddhism.
The insight into the mystery of life, coupled though it be with fear, has also given rise to religion. To know what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty, which our dull faculties can comprehend only in their most primitive forms this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
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