I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.