The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
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.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
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.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
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.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.