God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
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.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Prayer is a turning to God.
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.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.