Don't call me a saint. I don't want to be dismissed so easily.
Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.
I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental oppositions, but meeting him when he asks to be met, with a reason for the faith that is in us, as well as with a loving sympathy for them as brothers.
I firmly believe that our salvation depends on the poor.
I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.
If we do not keep indoctrinating, we lose the vision. And if we lose the vision, we become merely philanthropists, doling out palliatives.
Our common action in the Sacrifice of the Mass, impersonal, anti-individualistic is the best weapon against the world.
Tradition! We scarcely know the word anymore. We are afraid to be either proud of our ancestors or ashamed of them. We scorn nobility in name and in fact. We cling to a bourgeois mediocrity which would make it appear we are all Americans, made in the image and likeness of George Washington.
Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.
The Gospel takes away our right forever, to discriminate between the deserving and the undeserving poor.