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.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
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.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
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.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
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 I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.