I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
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.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.