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.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
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.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Prayer is a turning to God.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.