Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Faith without doubt is addiction
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.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.