He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
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.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
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.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Devotion is a social force.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.