The universe is not rich enough to buy the vote of an honest man.
Have confidence in the compassion of our Creator. Reflect well on what you are now doing, and keep before you the things you have done. Lift up your eyes to the overflowing compassion of heaven, and while He waits for you, draw near in tears to our merciful Judge. Having before your mind that He is a Just Judge, do not take your sins lightly; and having also in mind that He is compassionate, do not despair. The God-Man gives man confidence before God.
Ignorance is a dangerous and spiritual poison, which all men ought warily to shun.
The proof of love is in the works. Where love exists, it works great things. But when it ceases to act, it ceases to exist.
We ascend to the heights of contemplation by the steps of action.
Whoever wishes to hold the fortress of contemplation must first of all train in the camp of action.
The greatness of contemplation can be given to none but those who love.
If we are, in fact, now occupied in good deeds, we should not attribute the strength with which we are doing them to ourselves. We must not count on ourselves, because even if we know what kind of person we are today, we do not know what we will be tomorrow.
The holy universal Church teaches that it is not possible to worship God truly except in Her and asserts that all who are outside of Her will not be saved.