Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
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.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
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.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
God is not a diversion.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
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.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
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.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.