It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
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.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.