"Well, I think that Catholicism's basic foundation of faith is personal conscience. I think it's between you and God, not you and the Church."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Martin Sheen on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Martin Sheen 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."Martin Sheen 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."Martin Sheen 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."Martin Sheen on Mahatma Gandhi
"Future generations are not going to ask us what political party were you in. They are going to ask what did you do about it, when you knew the glaciers were melting."
"I honestly do not know if civil disobedience has any effect on the government. I can promise you it has a great effect on the person who chooses to do it."
"Those years on the golf course as a caddie, boy, those people were something. They were vulgar, some were alcoholics, racist, they were very difficult people to deal with. A lot of them didn't have a sense of humor."
"On the show, we are not trying to get people to eat their vegetables we are not trying to get people to become Democrats. We are basically trying to encourage people to get involved with public life so that politics isn't left to the wealthy and privileged."
"We live in a very dysfunctional society, and this is a very, very dysfunctional Administration."