The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
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.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
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.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.