God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
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.
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.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
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.
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.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
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.