Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
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.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
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.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.