Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
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.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Devotion is a social force.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies