"That means that every human being - without distinction of sex, age, race, skin color, language, religion, political view, or national or social origin - possesses an inalienable and untouchable dignity."
"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."Hans Kung on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Hans Kung 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."Hans Kung on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Hans Kung 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."Hans Kung on Albert Camus
"All historical experience demonstrates the following: Our earth cannot be changed unless in the not too distant future an alteration in the consciousness of individuals is achieved."
"Religion often is misused for purely power-political goals, including war."