"To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely."
"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."Jorge Luis Borges on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Jorge Luis Borges 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."Jorge Luis Borges on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Jorge Luis Borges 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."Jorge Luis Borges on Albert Camus
"To be immortal is commonplace except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death what is divine, terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal."
"Life and death have been lacking in my life."
"The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future."
"To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god."
"Democracy is an abuse of statistics."