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.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
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.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
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.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.