"Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness."
"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."Percy Bysshe Shelley on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Percy Bysshe Shelley 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."Percy Bysshe Shelley on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Percy Bysshe Shelley 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."Percy Bysshe Shelley on Albert Camus
"Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age."
"Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar."
"Obscenity, which is ever blasphemy against the divine beauty in life, is a monster for which the corruption of society forever brings forth new food, which it devours in secret."
"Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds."
"Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim."