In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
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.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
God is not a diversion.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
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.
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.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
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.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?