· If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
· Do exactly what you would do if you felt most secure.
· All God wants of man is a peaceful heart.
· He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing, detachment.
· Every creature is a word of God.
· God expects but one thing of you, and that is that you should come out of yourself in so far as you are a created being made and let God be God in you.
· God is at home, it's we who have gone out for a walk.
· Man goes far away or near but God never goes far-off; he is always standing close at hand, and even if he cannot stay within he goes no further than the door.
· Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.
· The eye with which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me.
· The more we have the less we own.
· The outward man is the swinging door; the inner man is the still hinge.
· The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great.
· The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.
· To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God.
· Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.
· What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love.
· What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.
· When you are thwarted, it is your own attitude that is out of order.
· Words derive their power from the original word.
· You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.