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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of 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.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.