One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
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.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
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.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
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.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
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.'
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world