Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Devotion is a social force.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
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.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
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.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.