The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
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.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
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.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
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.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Devotion is a social force.
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 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.
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.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.