The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
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
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.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
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.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
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.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.