God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
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 theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
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.
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.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.