You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
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.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
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.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
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.
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.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
God is not a diversion.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.