We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
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.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
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.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
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.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
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.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.