One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.
Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it.
Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message.
There is no such thing as darkness; only a failure to see.
One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up.