Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy.
Every mother is like Moses. She does not enter the promised land. She prepares a world she will not see.
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.
You must strive to multiply bread so that it suffices for the tables of mankind, and not rather favor an artificial control of birth, which would be irrational, in order to diminish the number of guests at the banquet of life.
Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.