We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
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.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
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.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Faith without doubt is addiction
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
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.
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.'