Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
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.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
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.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.