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
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
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.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
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.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
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.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification