Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
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.
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.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
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 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.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.