It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
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.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
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.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
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.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.