"The equation of religion with belief is rather recent."
"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."Arnold J. Toynbee on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Arnold J. Toynbee 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."Arnold J. Toynbee on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Arnold J. Toynbee 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."Arnold J. Toynbee on Albert Camus
"A life which does not go into action is a failure."
"As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility."
"Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God."
"Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor."
"History is a vision of God's creation on the move."