The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude