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.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
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.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
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.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.