Beware the man of one book.
Peace is the work of justice indirectly, in so far as justice removes the obstacles to peace; but it is the work of charity (love) directly, since charity, according to its very notion, causes peace.
Clearly the person who accepts the Church as an infallible guide will believe whatever the Church teaches
Law; an ordinance of reason for the common good, made by him who has care of the community
Drink to the point of hilarity.
The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false.
To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will.
Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures
Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in the circumstances confronting him
Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.
But man is freer than all the animals, on account of his free-will, with which he is endowed above all other animals
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passions
That the saints may enjoy their beatitude and the grace of God more abundantly they are permitted to see the punishment of the damned in hell