For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Faith without doubt is addiction
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
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.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
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.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
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.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.