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.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
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.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
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.