Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
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.
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.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.