You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
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.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
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.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
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.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.