Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
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.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
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.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
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.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.