If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
I'd make a terrible practitioner of any religion in any formal setting.
Our focus reflects our love and admiration for you.... We want you to live lives of spiritual maturity and fulfillment, free of unrealistic comparisons.
'Knowledge, without common sense,' says Lee, is 'folly without method, it is waste without kindness, it is fanaticism without religion, it is death.' But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power with charity, it is beneficence with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
Some people say that we here have no freedom of religion, ... In reality, the people in that country are the ones who were forced to embrace a religion.
My task is the spiritual regeneration of Humanity through Truth and Love.
All religions are therapies for the sorrows and disorders of the soul.
We have no problems with Jews and highly respect Judaism as a holy religion.
I feel like our religion and our faith have been hijacked. What is bothering me the most is the misappropriation of religion and faith, the misuse of God and the house of worship. It's one faith with different people trying to express it in different ways. It's all about being the little guy in the big world.
Religion has caused more harm than any other idea since the beginning of time. There's nothing good I can say about it. People use it as a crutch.
Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he lives his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy.
Religion is what the individual does with his own solitariness
Persecution is not an original feature in any religion; but it is always the strongly marked feature of all religions established by law.
Their spirituality was in nature, even though Emerson was a preacher on the pulpit, he ended up going out into nature for direct, face-to-face communication with God, if you want to call all of this creation part of God.
No one seems to be criticizing the company itself, but they're most concerned with the religion and ethnicity of its owners. It's what we have to deal with in the post-911 era.
I'm very interested in religion as something to study, but I'm not a religious person in the slightest.
We attribute the upturn in the '90s to a generally more conservative attitude throughout the country and increasing interest in religion.
Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
Things are coming to a pretty pass when religion is allowed to invade private life.
I can't understand people calling themselves religious and being hateful. If a preacher is preaching hate, to fear God that's not religion, that's not helping humanity, that's organizing an army to defeat somebody.
Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last.
CLEANSE your emotions, passions, impulses, attitudes, and reactions. That is the essence of spiritual discipline as laid down in all Faiths.
From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer.
To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts.
The most important single influence in the life of a person is another person. We may say to our children Here is art, science, philosophy, mathematics, music, psychology, history, religion - and we may open innumerable doors along the corridors of living so that they will have a broad and even a minute acquaintance with the segments of life but these introductions are not as important as knowing people whose characters and actions, personalities and words have grown after similar introductions and have become worthy of emulation.
People need religion. It's a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place.
I think this is not a report that focuses on China anymore than it focuses on any other one country, ... But those who are seeking to exercise basic rights of freedom of religion in China (are being persecuted.)
His remarks are un-Christian and a perversion of religion. Unlike Robertson, we don't see God as cruel and vengeful.
I just believe in my Indian, spiritual god and my music.
Of all the systems of religion that ever were invented, there is no more derogatory to the Almighty, more unedifying to man, more repugnant to reason, and more contradictory to itself than this thing called Christianity