Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
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.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
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.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.