What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
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.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.