"I hope to have communion with the people, that is the most important thing."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Pope John Paul II on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Pope John Paul II on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Pope John Paul II on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Pope John Paul II on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Pope John Paul II on Dalai Lama
"Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family - a domestic church."
"You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate."
"There are people and nations, Mother, that I would like to say to you by name. I entrust them to you in silence, I entrust them to you in the way that you know best."
"Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war, on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it."
"The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency."