There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
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.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
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.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my 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.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
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.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.