The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
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.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
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.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.