If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
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.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
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.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.