Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
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.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Faith without doubt is addiction
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
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.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
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.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.