Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
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.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
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.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
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.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.