I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
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.
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.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Prayer is a turning to God.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
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.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.