That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
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.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
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.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
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.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
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 the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
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.
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.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.