Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
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.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
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.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.