God does not work for you, He works with you.
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.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
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.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
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.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
God is not a diversion.