Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
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.