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.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
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.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.