How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
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.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Religion is the opium of the masses.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
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.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.