Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
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.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Devotion is a social force.
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.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.