Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
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.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
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.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.