The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
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.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
God is not a diversion.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.