A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves.
To get power over is to defile. To possess is to defile.
The future is made of the same stuff as the present.
To be a hero or a heroine, one must give an order to oneself.
A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines.
One cannot imagine St. Francis of Assisi talking about rights.
Culture is an instrument wielded by teachers to manufacture teachers, who, in their turn, will manufacture still more teachers.
I suffer more from the humiliations inflicted by my country than from those inflicted on her.
Charity. To love human beings in so far as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does.
When a contradiction is impossible to resolve except by a lie, then we know that it is really a door.