I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
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.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
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.
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.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
God has no religion.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Prayer is a turning to God.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.