The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
God is not a diversion.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
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 need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
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.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.