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.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
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.
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.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
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.
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.
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.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.