How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
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.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
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.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.