"Hold firmly that our faith is identical with that of the ancients. Deny this, and you dissolve the unity of the Church."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Thomas Aquinas on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Thomas Aquinas 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."Thomas Aquinas 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."Thomas Aquinas 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."Thomas Aquinas on Mahatma Gandhi
"The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is to things made by his art."
"The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand dangers doggedly rather than to attack them."
"If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power, there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy."
"To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible."
"Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand."