The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
Prayer is a turning to God.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
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.