As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
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.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
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 knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
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.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?