Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
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.
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.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.