Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
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.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
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
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
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.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.