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.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
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.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of 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.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.