Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
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.
My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
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.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.