We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
God has no religion.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.