Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.