My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
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.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
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.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.