We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
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.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.