'Act as if everything depended on you; trust as if everything depended on God.'
'[O Lord,] Teach us to give and not count the cost.'
'If our church is not marked by caring for the poor, the oppressed, the hungry, we are guilty of heresy.'
'He who goes about to reform the world must begin with himself, or he loses his labor.'
'The Lord has loved me so much: we must love everyone...we must be compassionate!'
'Be good, love the Lord, pray for those who do not know him. What a great grace it is to know God!'
'I have given everything to my Master: He will take care of me...The best thing for us is not what we consider best, but what the Lord wants of us!'
'When a person loves another dearly, he desires strongly to be close to the other: therefore, why be afraid to die?'
'Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.'
'There are no great things, only small things with great love.'
'Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.'
'I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.'
'Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.'
'What makes a Christian is not so much the external conditions of his existence as the attitude of his heart.'
'If God gives you the burden, God will give you the strength.'
'Sanctity is not rigid like cardboard; it knows how to smile, to give way to others and to hope. It is life -- a supernatural life.'
'True happiness, a genuine spirit of serving our neighbor, can only come by passing through the Heart of our Redeemer.'
'As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.'
'We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.'
'Genuine love ... is demanding. But its beauty lies precisely in the demands it makes. Only those able to make demands on themselves in the name of love can then demand love from others.'
'Do not be afraid when love requires sacrifice.'
'We are not the sum of our weaknesses and failures; we are the sum of the Father's love for us and our real capacity to become the image of his Son.'