Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
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.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
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.
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.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
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.