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.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
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.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
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.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?