There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.
- George Bernard Shaw
Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
At any time, in any form and accepted name, if one is shorn of all attachment, that one is you alone. My Lord! You are one although variously appearing.
Quietly they moved down the calm and sacred river that had come down to earth so that its waters might flow over the ashes of those long dead, and that would continue to flow long after the human race had, through hatred and knowledge, burned itself out.
- Vikram Seth
One good schoolmaster is of more use than a hundred priests.
- Thomas Paine
It is in pardoning that we are pardoned.
- Saint Francis of Assisi
The eloquent man is he who is no beautiful speaker, but who is inwardly and desperately drunk with a certain belief.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
- Gautama Buddha
A song nobody likes is a sad thing. But a love song nobody likes is hardly a thing at all.
- Rob Sheffield
What really interests me is whether God had any choice in the creation of the world.
- Albert Einstein