Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
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.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Devotion is a social force.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
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 a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.