The surest way to get rich is to do good with what is in your keeping, for then God is glad to make you the custodian for his gifts.
The root of all teaching and practice. The channel for every benefit and blessing.
For as long as you practice charity, misery and suffering, hunger and death will not come near you.
Proper moral and ethical behavior is the precedent for all blessing.
The intention is to give you a jolt in order that you marshal all your strength and focus your entire consciousness on serving God. For the essence of serving God is to find new life and new strength every moment of the day.
Prayer performed again and again has a profoundly beneficial impact on the one who prays.
To him who has compassion for the poor, God will also show compassion.
Lord, I have sought to come near you; I have called to you with all my heart; and when I went out towards you, I found you coming towards me.
The soul is subject to health and disease, just as is the body. The health and disease of both . . . undoubtedly depend upon beliefs and customs, which are peculiar to mankind.
There is no difference between the pain of humans and the pain of other living beings, since the love and tenderness of the mother for the young are not produced by reasoning, but by feeling, and this faculty exists not only in humans but in most living beings.