Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
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.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
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.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
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.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.