We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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.
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.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
God is not a diversion.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.