It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Devotion is a social force.
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.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.