Quotes by Dorothy Day
- Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.
- 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.
- 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.
- It is easier to have faith that God will support each House of Hospitality and Farming Commune and supply our needs in the way of food and money to pay bills, than it is to keep a strong, hearty, living faith in each individual around us - to see Christ in him.
- Love casts out fear, but we have to get over the fear in order to get close enough to love them.
- Men are beginning to realize that they are not individuals but persons in society, that man alone is weak and adrift, that he must seek strength in common action.
- 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.
- The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on.
- Women think with their whole bodies and they see things as a whole more than men do.