When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.
Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.
Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom.
Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
I know, to banish anger altogether from one's breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God's grace.
It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.
The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.
Are creeds such simple things like the clothes which a man can change at will and put on at will? Creeds are such for which people live for ages and ages.
God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price. May He be so to every one of us.
God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.
I will far rather see the race of man extinct than that we should become less than beasts by making the noblest of God's creation, woman, the object of our lust.
I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.
If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.
Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.
Each one prays to God according to his own light.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.