Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
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 is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
God has no religion.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
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.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
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.