When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Devotion is a social force.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
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.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
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.