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.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
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.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
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.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.