Quote category: Faith
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
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.
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
We shall never be safe in the market place unless we are at home in the desert.
Cardinal Basil Hume
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
Eat and carouse with Bacchus or munch dry bread with Jesus. But do not sit down without one of the gods
D. H. Lawrence
A belief which does not spring from a conviction in the emotions is no belief at all.
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.
When man closes his lips, it is then that God speaks.
Hazrat Inayat Khan
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.