All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
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.
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 social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
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.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.