Peter Kreeft Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old peter kreeft quotes, peter kreeft sayings, and peter kreeft proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


An open mind is not an end in itself but a means to the end of finding truth.     

Peter Kreeft

It is mercy, not justice or courage or even heroism, that alone can defeat evil.     

Peter Kreeft

We sinned for no reason but an incomprehensible lack of love, and He saved us for no reason but an incomprehensible excess of love.     

Peter Kreeft

An open mind is not an end in itself but a means to the end of finding truth.     

Peter Kreeft

Abortion is the insurance against that fate worse than death which is called a family.     

Peter Kreeft

Conscience is thus explained only as the voice of God in the soul.     

Peter Kreeft

We sinned for no reason but an incomprehensible lack of love, and He saved us for no reason but an incomprehensible excess of love.     

Peter Kreeft

Sinners think they are saints, but saints know they are sinners.     

Peter Kreeft

A pure heart means a single heart, a heart in which only one desire lives: love.     

Peter Kreeft

Agape's object is always the concrete individual, not some abstraction called humanity. Love of humanity is easy because humanity does not surprise you with inconvenient demands. You never find humanity on your doorstep, stinking and begging.     

Peter Kreeft

Agape is the catalyst that makes value appear in anything.     

Peter Kreeft

To worship a crocodile is better to worship yourself.     

Peter Kreeft

Gratitude is the seedbed of joy.     

Peter Kreeft

Trying to fill the God-sized hole in our hearts with things other than God is ike trying to fill the Grand Canyon with marbles.     

Peter Kreeft

Violence is spiritual junk food, and boredom is spiritual anorexia.      

Peter Kreeft

To worship a crocodile is better to worship yourself.     

Peter Kreeft