I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
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.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.