Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
God is not a diversion.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
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.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
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.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
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.
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.'
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
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.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.