It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
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.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
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.