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.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Faith without doubt is addiction
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.