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.
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.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
Devotion is a social force.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.