Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
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.
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.
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.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldn’t do without you. The rub is that you don’t always know who.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.