Prayer is a turning to God.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
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.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
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.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
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.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.