How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
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.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Prayer is a turning to God.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.