A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.
The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated
An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching
A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness.
All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.
A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.