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.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
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.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
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.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
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.