• This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
    ~ Dalai Lama
  • With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.
    ~ Steven Weinberg
  • Don't pray to escape trouble. Don't pray to be comfortable in your emotions. Pray to do the will of God in every situation. Nothing else is worth praying for.
    ~ Samuel M. Shoemaker
  • Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
    ~ Leo Buscaglia
  • Any fool can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count all the apples in one seed.
    ~ Robert H. Schuller
  • Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation.
    ~ Edmund Burke
  • 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.
    ~ Dalai Lama
  • Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.
    ~ G. K. Chesterton
  • He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more, He who loses faith, loses all.
    ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  • The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and have the two as close together as possible.
    ~ George Burns