"Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essence of religion, namely, its absolute claims."
"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."Morris Raphael Cohen on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Morris Raphael Cohen 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."Morris Raphael Cohen on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Morris Raphael Cohen 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."Morris Raphael Cohen on Albert Camus
"Liberalism is an attitude rather than a set of dogmas - an attitude that insists upon questioning all plausible and self-evident propositions, seeking not to reject them but to find out what evidence there is to support them rather than their possible alternatives."
"A creative element is surely present in all great systems, and it does not seem possible that all sympathy or fundamental attitudes of will can be entirely eliminated from any human philosophy."