You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
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.
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.
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.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
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.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Devotion is a social force.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.