The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
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.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
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.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.