The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
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.
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.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Faith without doubt is addiction
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
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.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
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 cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.