How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
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.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.