I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
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.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Faith without doubt is addiction
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.