How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Prayer is a turning to God.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
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.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
God has no religion.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
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.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.