Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
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.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
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.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
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.
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.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.