Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
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.
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.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.