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.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
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.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
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.'
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
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 higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
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.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
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.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.