"I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth."
"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."Carl Sandburg on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Carl Sandburg 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."Carl Sandburg on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Carl Sandburg 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."Carl Sandburg on Albert Camus
"I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world."
"Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed."
"Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me."
"All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure."
"I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way."