For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
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.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
God has no religion.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
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.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?