Anger is a noble infirmity; the generous failing of the just; the one degree that riseth above zeal, asserting the prerogative of virtue.
Boredom is rage spread thin
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself as accepted in spite of being unacceptable
Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.
Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny
Doubt is not the opposite of faith; it is one element of faith
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Faith consists in being vitally concerned with that ultimate reality to which I give the symbolical name of God. Whoever reflects earnestly on the meaning of life is on the verge of an act of faith.
Language... has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Neurosis is the way of avoiding non-being by avoiding being
Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.
Faith is an act of a finite being who is grasped by, and turned to, the infinite.
The Christ is God-for-us! But God is not only for us, [God] is for everything created.
Sometimes I think it is my mission to bring faith to the faithless, and doubt to the faithful.