God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
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.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
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.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
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 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.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
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.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.