Lord, Lord, how subject we old men are to this vice of lying!
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
Man was so created by the Lord as to be able while living in the body to speak with spirits and angels, as in fact was done in the most ancient times; for, being a spirit clothed with a body, he is one with them.
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord will be with thee. Prayer and pains, through faith in Christ Jesus, will do anything.
Help us to recognize your voice, help us not to be allured by the madness of the world, so that we may never fall away from you, O Lord Jesus Christ.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: "O Lord make my enemies ridiculous." And God granted it.
The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself.
I like the evening in India, the one magic moment when the sun balances on the rim of the world, and the hush descends, and ten thousand civil servants drift homeward on a river of bicycles, brooding on the Lord Krishna and the cost of living.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Is it so bad then to be misunderstood??Pythagoras was misunderstoon, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh.?To be great is to be misunderstood.
The Lord commonly gives riches to foolish people, to whom he gives nothing else.
The angels taken collectively are called heaven, for they constitute heaven; and yet that which makes heaven in general and in particular is the Divine that goes forth from the Lord and flows into the angels and is received by them.
The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.
Is art really the priesthood that demands the pure in heart who belong to it wholly?
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
To get an Oscar would be an incredible moment in my career, there is no doubt about that. But the 'Lord of the Rings' films are not made for Oscars, they are made for the audience.
The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he makes so many of them.
There is a principle which is the basis of things, which all speech aims to say, and all action to evolve, a simple, quiet, undescribed, undescribable presence,dwelling very peacefully in us, our rightful lord: we are not to do, but to let do; not to work, but to be worked upon.
You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you.
The Divine of the Lord in heaven is love, for the reason that love is receptive of all things of heaven, such as peace, intelligence, wisdom and happiness.
If only for the sake of elegance, I try to remain morally pure.
Pure drawing is an abstraction. Drawing and colour are not distinct, everything in nature is coloured.
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals.