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" All human evil comes from a single cause, man's inability to sit still in a room. "
" Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other. "
" The immortality of the soul is a matter which is of so great consequence to us and which touches us so profoundly that we must have lost all feeling to be indifferent about it. "
" Two things control men's nature, instinct and experience. "
" Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth. "
" We like security: we like the pope to be infallible in matters of faith, and grave doctors to be so in moral questions so that we can feel reassured. "
" Vanity is but the surface. "
" Through space the universe encompasses and swallows me up like an atom; through thought I comprehend the world. "
" Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just. "
" We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart. "
" Between us and heaven or hell there is only life, which is the frailest thing in the world. "
" There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who think they are sinners and the sinners who think they are righteous. "
" Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God. "
" Justice is what is established; and thus all our established laws will necessarily be regarded as just without examination, since they are established. "
" There are two kinds of people one can call reasonable: those who serve God with all their heart because they know him, and those who seek him with all their heart because they do not know him. "
" Truly it is an evil to be full of faults; but it is a still greater evil to be full of them and to be unwilling to recognize them, since that is to add the further fault of a voluntary illusion. "
" Human beings must be known to be loved; but Divine beings must be loved to be known. "
" Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair. "
" As men are not able to fight against death, misery, ignorance, they have taken it into their heads, in order to be happy, not to think of them at all. "
" The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble. "
" Imagination decides everything. "
" Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere. "
" When we see a natural style, we are astonished and charmed; for we expected to see an author, and we find a person. "
" If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world. "
" Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts. "
" Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature? Why is habit not natural? I am very much afraid that nature itself is only a first habit, just as habit is a second nature. "
" Desire and force between them are responsible for all our actions; desire causes our voluntary acts, force our involuntary. "
" In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't. "
" Little things console us because little things afflict us. "
" Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary. "
" Custom is our nature. What are our natural principles but principles of custom? "