Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
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.
Prayer is a turning to God.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
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.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
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.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
God has no religion.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
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.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.