There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
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.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.