All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
Egos appear by setting themselves apart from other egos.
Everyone has in him something precious that is in no one else.
Everything depends on inner change; when this has taken place, then, and only then does the world change.
Greatness by nature includes a power, but not a will to power.
I do not accept any absolute formulas for living. No preconceived code can see ahead to everything that can happen in a man's life. As we live, we grow and our beliefs change. They must change.
I don't like religion much, and I am glad that in the Bible the word is not to be found.
Life, in that it is life, necessarily entails justice.
Nothing so tends to mask the face of God as religion; it can be a substitute for God himself.
Since the primary motive of the evil is disguise, one of the places evil people are most likely to be found is within the church... I do not mean to imply that the evil are anything other than a small minority among the religious or that the religious motives of most people are in any way spurious. I mean only that evil people tend to gravitate toward piety for the disguise and concealment it can offer them.
Solitude is the place of purification.
The atheist staring from his attic window is often nearer to God than the believer caught up in his own false image of God.
The historical religions have the tendency to become ends in themselves, and, as it were, to put themselves in God's place, and, in fact, there is nothing that is so apt to obscure God's face as a religion.
The prophet is appointed to oppose the king, and even more: history.
The real struggle is not between East and West, or capitalism and communism, but between education and propaganda.
The world is not divine sport, it is divine destiny. There is divine meaning in the life of the world, of man, of human persons, of you and of me.
There is no room for God in him who is full of himself.
We can learn to be whole by saying what we mean and doing what we say.
When a man has made peace within himself, he will be able to make peace in the whole world.
When people come to you for help, do not turn them off with pious words, saying, 'Have faith and take your troubles to God.' Act instead as though there were no God, as though there were only one person in the world who could help- only yourself.
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