We cannot build up the idea of the apostolate of the laity without the foundation of the liturgy.
We are the nation the most powerful, the most armed and we are supplying arms and money to the rest of the world where we are not ourselves fighting. We are eating while there is famine in the world.
The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on.
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.
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.
Don’t call me a saint. I don’t want to be dismissed so easily.
Together with the Works of Mercy, feeding, clothing and sheltering our brothers, we must indoctrinate.
We must recognize the fact that many Nazis, Marxists and Fascists believe passionately in their fundamental rightness, and allow nothing to hinder them from their goal in the pursuit of their mission.
I firmly believe that our salvation depends on the poor.
Our faith is stronger than death, our philosophy is firmer than flesh, and the spread of the Kingdom of God upon the earth is more sublime and more compelling.