Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
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.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
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 Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
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.