Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
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.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
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.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.