All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
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.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
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.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.