The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
Faith without doubt is addiction
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
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.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
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.