It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
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.'
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
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.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
God is not a diversion.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.