Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
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.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
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.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
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.