A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
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.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.