Change is not a process for the impatient.
Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most, although, up to now, the Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.
Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime therefore, we must be saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history therefore, we must be saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone therefore, we are saved by love.
So long as man remains free he strives for nothing so incessantly and so painfully as to find something to worship…What is essential is that all may be together in it. The craving for community worship is the chief misery of…all humanity. For the sake of common worship they’ve slain each other with the sword.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
handle them. Neither can he influence them in his favor if he dislikes or scorns them. He must neither cringe nor sneer. He must have both self-respect and respect for others.
You can tell the character of every man when you see how he receives praise.
Perfect knowledge comes only when you see the world in yourself, just as he who awakes from the dream then knows he saw his dreamworld with its suns and stars in himself.