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.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
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.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.