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.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
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.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
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.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.