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A domain of awareness

Spirituality is meant to take us beyond our tribal identity into a domain of awareness that is more universal.
Deepak Chopra

All religion
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Edgar Allan Poe

Allah
Allah's the Arabic term for God. Stand up for God, fight for God, work for God and do the right thing, and go the right way, things will end up in your corner.
Muhammad Ali

America and Islam
America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
Barack Obama

An honest man
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
Alexander Pope

Authority and faith
The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Believing
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Voltaire

Beyond the reach of proof
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Khalil Gibran

By the want of it
In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.
Benjamin Franklin

Each of us
God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
Saint Augustine

Faith
Faith is a passionate intuition.
William Wordsworth

Faith and beliefs
Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
Saint Augustine

Faith is a necessity
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Victor Hugo

Faith is above the senses
Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell, but not the contrary of what they see. It is above them and not contrary to them.
Blaise Pascal

Faith is necessary
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Victor Hugo

Faith or religion
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Dalai Lama

Forever
Nor shall derision prove powerful against those who listen to humanity or those who follow in the footsteps of divinity, for they shall live forever. Forever.
Khalil Gibran

God
That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
Albert Einstein

God
I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it.
Virginia Woolf

God
Religion has nothing to do with God. It's a fundamental attitude of human beings, who ask about the origins of life and what happens after death. For many, the answer is a personal god. In my opinion, it's religion that produces God, not the other way round.
Umberto Eco

God is the soul
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul.
Alexander Pope

God without dominion
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
Alexander Pope

Hard to go through life without it
It is psychologically very hard to go through life without the justification, and the hope, provided by religion.
Umberto Eco

He is the fountain of all being
God is the universal substance in existing things. He comprises all things. He is the fountain of all being. In Him exists everything that is.
Seneca

He'll turn you into everything
Knock, And He'll open the door
Vanish, And He'll make you shine like the sun
Fall, And He'll raise you to the heavens
Become nothing, And He'll turn you into everything.
Rumi

Heaven
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
Henry David Thoreau

Heights of wickedness
Such are the heights of wickedness to which men are driven by religion.
Lucretius

How I live my life?
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
Albert Camus

I know not myself
What shall I say, O Muslims, I know not myself, I am neither a Christian, nor a Jew, nor a Zoroastrian, nor a Muslim.
Rumi

In faith
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.
Blaise Pascal

Islam
The word 'Islam' means 'peace.' The word 'Muslim' means 'one who surrenders to God.' But the press makes us seem like haters.
Muhammad Ali

Loved to be known
Human beings must be known to be loved; but Divine beings must be loved to be known.
Blaise Pascal

Make your choice
God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.
Aldous Huxley

May be it is hell
Maybe this world is another planet's hell.
Aldous Huxley

My hope
I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him.
Francois Rabelais

My simple religion
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

Not wanting
Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Not worrying.
To me faith means not worrying.
John Dewey

One nation under God
And I will do everything that I can as long as I am President of the United States to remind the American people that we are one nation under God, and we may call that God different names but we remain one nation.
Barack Obama

One religion
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Khalil Gibran

Politics and religion
I always tell people that religious institutions and political institutions should be separate. So while I'm telling people this, I myself continue with them combined. Hypocrisy!
Dalai Lama

Religion
I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.
Malcolm X

Serving God
God tries you in certain, certain ways. Some people are rich, and they believe in God. They lose the money, things get hard, they get weak and quit going to church. Quit serving God like they did.
Muhammad Ali

Spiritual fulfillment
If a person measures his spiritual fulfillment in terms of cosmic visions, surpassing peace of mind, or ecstasy, then he is not likely to know much spiritual fulfillment. If, however, he measures it in terms of enjoying a sunrise, being warmed by a child's smile, or being able to help someone have a better day, then he is likely to know much spiritual fulfillment.
Arthur Miller

Stereotypes of Islam
I consider it part of my responsibility as President of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear.
Barack Obama

Taking the first step
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The same message
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

The will of God
The only thing that matters is submitting to the will of God.
Muhammad Ali

They all contain truths
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
Muhammad Ali

To believe
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Voltaire

Tolerance
All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
Epictetus

True Islam
True Islam taught me that it takes all of the religious, political, economic, psychological, and racial ingredients, or characteristics, to make the Human Family and the Human Society complete.
Malcolm X

Twice armed
We are twice armed if we fight with faith.
Plato

Twin brother
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Khalil Gibran

Washing my hands
After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.
Friedrich Nietzsche

What is faith?
Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell, but not the contrary of what they see. It is above them and not contrary to them.
Blaise Pascal

With or without faith
To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.
Thomas Aquinas

without God
Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.
Albert Camus

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