I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
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 body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
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.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.