"Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will."
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."Pope Paul VI on Helen Keller
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."Pope Paul VI on Aristotle Onassis
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."Pope Paul VI on Robert Louis Stevenson
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."Pope Paul VI on Bill Copeland
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."Pope Paul VI on Joseph Campbell
"In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long."
"Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest."
"The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal."
"Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground."
"Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate the subject matters."