A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
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.
Prayer is a turning to God.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
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 chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.