The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
God is not a diversion.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Devotion is a social force.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
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.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
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.
God has no religion.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.