Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
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.
God has no religion.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
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
Prayer is a turning to God.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.