Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
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.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
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.
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.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
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.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
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.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.