I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
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.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
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.'
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.