Prayer is a turning to God.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
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.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
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.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.