He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
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.
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 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.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
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.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.