The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
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.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
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.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
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.