Devotion is a social force.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
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 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.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.