Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
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
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
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.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.