"The true meaning of religion is thus, not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion."
"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."Matthew Arnold on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Matthew Arnold 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."Matthew Arnold on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Matthew Arnold 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."Matthew Arnold on Albert Camus
"The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next."
"Poetry a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty."
"To have the sense of creative activity is the great happiness and the great proof of being alive."
"Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge."
"Truth sits upon the lips of dying men."