"Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere."
"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."Flora Lewis on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Flora Lewis 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."Flora Lewis on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Flora Lewis 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."Flora Lewis on Albert Camus
"Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things."