You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
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.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.