Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.