God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
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.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Prayer is a turning to God.
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.
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.
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.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us