Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
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.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
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.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
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.