"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."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Dorothy Day on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Dorothy Day on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Dorothy Day on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Dorothy Day on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Dorothy Day on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."