Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
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.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
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.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
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.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.