Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
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.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
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.