"And I used to think that proof that I had religion was whether I knew how to sing all of the songs."
"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."Bernice Johnson Reagon on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Bernice Johnson Reagon 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."Bernice Johnson Reagon on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Bernice Johnson Reagon 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."Bernice Johnson Reagon on Albert Camus
"Well, the first time I ran into the term religion, people were asking whether you had any. You know, some people had religion and some people didn't have religion."