I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
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 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.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
God has no religion.
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.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Religion is the opium of the masses.