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.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
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.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
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.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
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.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.