It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
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.'
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
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.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
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.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.