The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
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.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
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.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
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.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
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.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.