Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
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.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
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.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Devotion is a social force.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
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.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
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.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.