Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
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.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Prayer is a turning to God.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
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.
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.