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.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Faith without doubt is addiction
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.