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
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
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.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.