Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
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.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
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.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.