Quote category: Faith

If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.


Albert Einstein Permalink to Albert Einstein quote

God will come to you much sooner, if you will but stay completely still, instead of searching for him wildly, till body and soul fall ill.


Angelus Silesius Permalink to Angelus Silesius quote

A rockpile ceases to be a rockpile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral


Antoine de Saint-Exupery Permalink to Antoine de Saint-Exupery quote

We shall never be safe in the market place unless we are at home in the desert.


Cardinal Basil Hume Permalink to Cardinal Basil Hume quote

Praying is not about asking; it is about listening.
It is just opening your eyes to see what was there all along.


Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche Permalink to Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche quote

Eat and carouse with Bacchus or munch dry bread with Jesus. But do not sit down without one of the gods


D. H. Lawrence Permalink to D. H. Lawrence quote

A belief which does not spring from a conviction in the emotions is no belief at all.


Evelyn Scott Permalink to Evelyn Scott quote

When the soul collects all its interior powers within, and when the body collects all its external senses and unites them to the soul, the Holy Spirit approaches and breathes into this union quietude and peace.


Father Andrew Permalink to Father Andrew quote

When man closes his lips, it is then that God speaks.


Hazrat Inayat Khan Permalink to Hazrat Inayat Khan quote

Seek refuge in inner calm, free your thoughts from the external world and you will feel the rays of Gods goodness and love pouring over you and the universe.


Iranschahr Permalink to Iranschahr quote