You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
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.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
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.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.