Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.