But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Faith without doubt is addiction
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
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.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
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.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
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.