Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
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.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
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.