Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
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.
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.
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.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
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.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?