“Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.”
“Faith… must be enforced by reason… when faith becomes blind it dies.”
“I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.”
“I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality.”
“In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”
“One’s own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one’s Maker and no one else’s.”
“Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.”
“The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different.”
“Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellowmen.”
“That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake.”
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
“Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.”
“In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.”
“The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one’s opponent.”
“Truth is by nature selfevident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.”
“Truth never damages a cause that is just.”
“What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.”
Violent men have not been known in history to die to a man. They die up to a point.
Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment.
God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is selfsustained.
I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political and religious.
All act and react upon one another.
The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
If we want to cultivate a true spirit of democracy we cannot afford to be intolerant. Intolerance betrays want of faith in one’s cause.
When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
Moral authority is never retained by any attempt to hold on to it. It comes without seeking and is retained without effort.
Selfrespect knows no considerations.
A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.