It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of 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.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
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.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
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 and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
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.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.