We consider Christmas as the encounter the great encounter the historical encounter the decisive encounter between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly let him rejoice.
The work of art just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness the rigidity the regularity the luster on every interior and exterior facet of the crystal.
Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure but it has great difficulty in generating joy.
Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate the subject matters.
Of all human activities man’s listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.
No more war! Never again war! If you wish to be brothers drop your weapons.
Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves but whose strength comes from the old trunk with solid roots in the ground.
In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day’s long.
If you want peace work for justice.