Doubt everything. Find your own light.
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.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
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.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
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.
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.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce