If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
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 excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
God has no religion.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
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.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.