Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.