We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
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.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
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.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
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 love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.