"Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Pope Paul VI on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Pope Paul VI on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Pope Paul VI on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Pope Paul VI on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Pope Paul VI on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."