"Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race."
"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."Alfred Russel Wallace on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Alfred Russel Wallace on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Alfred Russel Wallace on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Alfred Russel Wallace on C. S. Lewis
"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."Alfred Russel Wallace on Albert Camus
"In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space, eternity, life and death."
"If this is not done, future ages will certainly look back upon us as a people so immersed in the pursuit of wealth as to be blind to higher considerations."
"What we need are not prohibitory marriage laws, but a reformed society, an educated public opinion which will teach individual duty in these matters."
"I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions."