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.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
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 simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
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.
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.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.