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'When you are thwarted, it is your own attitude that is out of order.'


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'You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.'


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'Every creature is a word of God.'


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'God is at home, it's we who have gone out for a walk.'


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'The eye with which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me.'


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'All God wants of man is a peaceful heart.'


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'To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God.'


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'You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.'


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'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.'


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'We are celebrating the feast of the Eternal Birth which God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity... But if it takes not place in me, what avails it? Everything lies in this, that it should take place in me.'


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'One person who has mastered life is better than a thousand persons who have mastered only the contents of books, but no one can get anything out of life without God.'


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'God is at home, it's we who have gone out for a walk.'


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'A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn t'


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'The knower and the known are one. Simple people imagine that they should see God as if he stood there and they here. This is not so. God and I, we are one in knowledge.'


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'If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.'


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'Words derive their power from the original word.'


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'If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.'


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'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.'


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'The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great.'

 

 

 

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