You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
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.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
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.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
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.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
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.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.