God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
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.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Prayer is a turning to God.
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.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.