Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
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.
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 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.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
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 must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.