Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
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.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
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.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.