Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
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.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
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.
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.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
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.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.