I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
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 don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
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.
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.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.