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 may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Devotion is a social force.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
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.
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.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
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 glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.