The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
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.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
God is not a diversion.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
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.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.