Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.