Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
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.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
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.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
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 as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.