God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
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.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
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.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
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.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.